The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 69 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.32% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 4.05% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £65,000 £34,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+91.17% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
WLAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.24% 13.70% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 78 71 99
Median salary £40,000 £28,550 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.10% -12.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) AS400
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) PaaS
3 4 (66.67%) IaaS
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) IaaS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCSP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper